Pixel fallout expands: Community Health informs 1.5M of unauthorized disclosure
A fourth healthcare provider has reported patient data impacts from its use of a Facebook analytics tool.
The investigation confirmed the third-party tracking tools were installed on the health network’s website, patient portal, and some of its appointment scheduling sites. The Wright & Filippis notice shows PHI was impacted and possibly acquired by these attackers on May 2, but patient notices were not sent until Nov. 18 — far outside of the 60-day requirement outlined in the The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. A car drives by the Meta sign in front of Facebook headquarters on Oct. 28, 2021, in Menlo Park, Calif. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)Community Health Network recently informed 1.5 million of its patients that its use of the Meta Pixel tracking tool led to the unauthorized disclosure of their health information to the social media giant.
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